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UK Government press conferences will have ‘in situ’ BSL interpreting from spring 2024

A Deaf journalist named Liam O’Dell has been reporting on the UK government’s decision not to use a BSL interpreter at Coronavirus briefings back in 2020, and the subsequent campaign to introduce live interpreting at its press conferences. The campaign has achieved its goals and the government has agreed to have a live BSL interpreter from spring this year.

And finally… Welsh translation error directs drivers to ‘town egg gas’ – BBC News

A spelling mistake on a Welsh road sign is a reminder to us all not to cut corners and always invest in high quality linguistic support!